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Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2022+)' started by Wcartee, Jun 7, 2022.

  1. Jun 7, 2022 at 6:41 AM
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    Wcartee

    Wcartee [OP] New Member

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    Hey there,

    trying to put together a toolbox for my truck and just wanted to see what others are packing. Historically I carried most of my tools but just want to get an idea of what a good bare minimum would be. Thanks!
     
  2. Jun 7, 2022 at 7:32 AM
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    yooperbikemike

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    All I carry is a 2ft long breaker bar w/21mm socket for a tire change. I mean, it's a Toyota, right?
     
  3. Jun 7, 2022 at 7:37 AM
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    MadMaxCanon

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    Too many, but not enough....
    Its a Toyota so you dont really NEED anything, but since I offroad, its best to be safe.

    I carry a basic mechanics socket and screwdriver set, 2 small blocks of wood for using with my hi lift or to bang something back in place or loose, hammer, 2 ratchet straps, a small box of fuses, zip ties, a few feet of fuel line and a tube of JB Weld in case I puncture my gas tank on the trail.
     
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  4. Jun 7, 2022 at 8:14 AM
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    Yaboy

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    Tape measure
     
  5. Jun 7, 2022 at 8:39 AM
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    matthinkle

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    Duct tape, zip ties, and a screw driver in case I need to take off the license plate and walk away.
     
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  6. Jun 7, 2022 at 8:46 AM
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  7. Jun 7, 2022 at 8:51 AM
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    Shanet421

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    I just bought this last week and love it. Set the PSI and press play and it will auto stop at desired PSI with .5 accuracy
     
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  8. Jun 7, 2022 at 9:02 AM
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    BravoDeltaRomeo

    BravoDeltaRomeo Old Man Blue

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    Tire inflator, breaker bar, factory jack, battery booster pack.

    In the winter, I carry some recovery straps and recovery boards.
     
  9. Jun 7, 2022 at 9:07 AM
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    Sunnier

    Sunnier “DO it!”

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    Would this set if you apply it to a busted tank actively streaming gas?
     
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  10. Jun 7, 2022 at 9:09 AM
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    texasrho83

    texasrho83 Teacher in a Tundra

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    4-way tire tool, various wooden blocks, 1 gallon of antifreeze, 1 gallon of water, 1- 6 ton bottle jack, 1- 2 ton off road jack, machete, jumper cables, 2 jack stands, 2 wheel chocks, recovery strap, folding spade, roll of heavy duty trash bags, a full set of 1/2 and 3/8 sockets, and assorted bungee cords & ratchet straps.
     
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  11. Jun 7, 2022 at 9:13 AM
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    TopDawg1776

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    yup that thing is great, use it a good bit
     
  12. Jun 7, 2022 at 9:14 AM
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    Sunnier

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  13. Jun 7, 2022 at 9:15 AM
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    gosolo

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    2"CB shackles, bushings and 1 shim, lockerdown console vault, rear folding seat back mod, snugtop shell with opening side windows, 46g fuel tank, SDHQ sliders and hidden winch, Decked Drawers, Alcan leaf springs and got rid of the interior chrome
    Is that for measuring how far you get before you need to get gas again?:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
    :anonymous:
     
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  14. Jun 7, 2022 at 9:16 AM
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    gosolo

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    2"CB shackles, bushings and 1 shim, lockerdown console vault, rear folding seat back mod, snugtop shell with opening side windows, 46g fuel tank, SDHQ sliders and hidden winch, Decked Drawers, Alcan leaf springs and got rid of the interior chrome
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  15. Jun 7, 2022 at 9:17 AM
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    beehivetundra

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    This!

    I carry a full set of 3/8 sockets in metric and standard with wrenches. Dewalt 1/2” impact with sockets, axle nut socket, headlamps, extra valve stems. Factory bottle Jack, jumper cables, hammer or mallet, zip ties, bungees, tire plug kit. The rest of this list goes more into recovery but also maxtrax boards, full size spare, snatch strap, tow strap, shackles, hatchet and machete.

    When I write it all out it sounds like overkill, and perhaps for the Tundra it might be, but I’ve used any of these tools at one time or another helping someone else on the trail or the side of the road. If I’m not in a rush to go somewhere, I will usually pull over and assist someone that’s having car troubles on the side of the road. So I like to be prepared for myself and for those with me.
     
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  16. Jun 7, 2022 at 9:18 AM
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    gosolo

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    2"CB shackles, bushings and 1 shim, lockerdown console vault, rear folding seat back mod, snugtop shell with opening side windows, 46g fuel tank, SDHQ sliders and hidden winch, Decked Drawers, Alcan leaf springs and got rid of the interior chrome
    A self drilling screw with a rubber washer will hold for weeks, if it’s a small hole.
     
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  17. Jun 7, 2022 at 9:19 AM
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    Mr.bee

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    Speak softly and carry a big tool.
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    innards from a broken ratchet, crack everything loose, then use hand muscles to twist everything apart. Keeps you from over tightening when going back together. This one has a hole I can stick a small screwdriver for a little extra leverage.
     
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  18. Jun 7, 2022 at 9:20 AM
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    texasrho83

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    I think for me it's just a matter of being stuck on the side of the road broke down needing stuff. I was a life long Ford guy before the Tundra Era :anonymous:

    I used to carry spare parts too: alternator, starter, belts, solenoids, battery, assorted nuts, bolts, screws, hoses....
     
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  19. Jun 7, 2022 at 9:22 AM
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    texasrho83

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    Used self tappers for the ol roadside radiator fix
     
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    I’ve been meaning to carry more spare parts for mine. Particularly CV axles, driveline, UCA’s as those can really leave you stranded. But that’s because I wheel the hell out of it and want to be prepared for the inevitable. Other stuff like a fuel pump or alternator it’s hard to say when they will give up the ghost.
     
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  21. Jun 7, 2022 at 9:52 AM
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    texasrho83

    texasrho83 Teacher in a Tundra

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    Well, all those spare parts were for the Fords I drove lol to be fair, my fords were mid-70s model F150s and F250s
     
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  22. Jun 7, 2022 at 10:23 AM
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    MadMaxCanon

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    Too many, but not enough....
    I have the waterweld variety but you could use the regular one, you would just have to stop the leak somehow first, or jack up the side of the truck enough to stop the leak.
     
  23. Jun 7, 2022 at 10:27 AM
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    Outbound

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    For tools, I don't carry a huge amount. On a new truck these days there's a limited amount I'm going to be able to fix on the roadside.

    - OBDII bluetooth code reader (ELM 327)
    - Booster pack
    - Jumper cables
    - Freedom and Commie sockets with a ratchet
    - Swedish nut fucker
    - Multibit screw driver
    - Pliers
    - Side cutters
    - Snare wire
    - Ball peen hammer
    - Small pry bar
    - Chisel
    - Gorilla tape
    - Zip ties
    - Ratchet straps
    - Headlamp
    - Hand crank flashlight
    - Breaker bar
    - Gloves
    - Plug kit
    - Air compressor
    - Tow straps
    - Shackles

    Maybe a few other odds and ends that I can't remember. I also have a pretty decent trauma kit, a survival kit, an ultralight fishing rod and organizer box with lures, water, shit tickets, hand sanitizer, blanket, spare hoodie, and there's a pair of rubber boots and recovery boards in the bed. I'll probably have to add a few things as I now have a baby girl to take care of, probably spare diapers, ass cream wipes etc.
     
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  24. Jun 7, 2022 at 10:42 AM
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    Mr.bee

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    I’ve used a cheap plug kit on a sport bike to get myself home. And a small box of wax, instead of superglue, shaving wax out of a plastic works as a decent med temp seal. You can’t cook it, but a crayon is more helpful than just making pretty pictures.
     
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  25. Jun 7, 2022 at 10:42 AM
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    Taco-Spike

    Taco-Spike From Tacoma World. Fueled by bacon & bourbon

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    Med kit
    socket wrenches
    flat / phillips screw drivers
    allen wrench set
    ratchet straps
    rope
    bungees
    gloves
    4 way
    jumper cables
    knives
    jacket
    rain panchos
    wood blocks
    small towels
    spare prescription sunglasses and clear glasses
    spare bulbs
    flash lights / batteries

    have most of the above in both trucks, might be missing a few things
     
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